Nigeria: How explosion killed nine-year-old child of suspected Boko Haram member

A nine-year-old boy was on Monday killed and his teenage brother injured by an explosive device they had taken to an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri, Borno State for their father. The kids had taken the device from Read More …

Nigeria: 2 soldiers killed in terrorists ambush in Yobe

The Defence Headquarters said two soldiers have been killed in an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED), explosion planted by the Boko Haram terrorists along Buni-Gari in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. Three soldiers were said to have sustained injuries Read More …

Nigeria: Goverment deploys explosive detectors in 15 airports

The Nigerian Federal Government has deployed hi-tech explosive screening equipment at 15 of the 22 airports in the country, the local PUNCH newspaper reported Wednesday, quoting the spokesperson for the aviation parastatal, Mr. Yakubu Dati. Revealing this Tuesday, Dati said Read More …

UNMAS welcomes Japan’s USD 236k contribution for life-saving humanitarian assistance in Northeast Nigeria

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes the generous contribution of USD 236,363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors from landmines of an improvised Read More …

Chibok attack: Soldier loses leg to Boko Haram bomb, two missing

A soldier lost his leg, and two of his colleagues are missing after their convoy ran into an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Korongilum, a community in Chibok local government area of Borno state. Read More …

Nigeria: invitation to tender for purchase of 30 IED detectors

UK Army, currently based in Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria wishes to purchase IED detectors to enable clearance of IEDs that target civilians and military personnel indiscriminately. Clearance of IEDs enable compounds to be repopulated by civilians and clearance of roads Read More …

Nigeria: Man Attempting To Bomb Living Faith Church In Kaduna Caught With IED

A major tragedy was averted on Sunday at the Sabon Tasha branch of the Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) in Kaduna as a middle-aged man was caught with what is suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device. The suspect made Read More …